Biljana Ciric

She was the co-curator of the ‘3rd Ural Industrial Biennale for Contemporary Art’
(Yekaterinburg, 2015), curator in residency at Kadist Art Foundation (Paris, 2015), and a research
fellow at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (Høvikodden, 2016). Her recent exhibitions include ‘An
Inquiry: Modes of Encounter’ (Times Museum, Guang Zhou, 2019; ‘When the Other Meets the
Other Other’ (Cultural Center Belgrade, 2017); ‘Proposals for Surrender presented’ (McAM in
Shanghai, 2016/2017); and ‘This exhibition Will Tell You Everything About FY Art Foundations’
(FY Art Foundation space, Shen Zhen, 2017). Her exhibitions also include: ‘Just as Money is the
Paper, the Gallery is the Room’ (Osage Art Foundation, Hong Kong, 2014); ‘One Step Forward,
Two Steps Back—Us and Institution, Us as Institution’ (Times Guangzhou Museum, Guangzhou,
2013); ‘Tino Sehgal Solo Exhibition’ (UCCA, Beijing, 2013); ‘Alternatives to Ritual’ (Goethe
Open Space, Shanghai and OCAT, Shenzhen, 2012–13); ‘Taking the Stage OVER’ (presented in
different institutions in Shanghai, 2011–12); and ‘Institution for the Future – Asia Triennale’
(Manchester, UK, 2011), among others.

In 2013, Ciric initiated the seminar platform ‘From a History of Exhibitions Towards a Future of
Exhibition Making’ with focus on China and Southeast Asia, hosted by St Paul St Gallery, AUT,
New Zealand (2013), Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (2018), Times Museum, Guang Zhou
(2019). The book with the same name was published by Sternberg Press in 2019. Her research on
artists organized exhibitions in Shanghai was published in the book ‘History in Making;
Shanghai: 1979-2006’ published by CFCCA; and ‘Life and Deaths of Institutional Critique’, co-
edited by Nikita Yingqian Cai and published by Black Dog Publishing, among others. In 2018 she
established the educational platform ‘What Could/Should Curating Do?’ She was nominated for
the ICI Independent Vision Curatorial Award (2012). Currently she is developing a long-term
project reflecting on China’s Belt and Road Initiative titled ‘As you go . . . the roads under your
feet, towards a new future’. She is undertaking practice based PhD in Curatorial Practice at
Monash University, Melbourne.